How Is Macbeth A Weak Character

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A Character Analysis of Macbeth
In Act I and II of William Shakespeare’s tragedy Macbeth, Macbeth is depicted as a weak-minded character, whose excessive ambition eventually overpowers his conscience.
Macbeth’s ambition in the battlefield wins him the title of “the Thane of Cawdor”. However, as the play progresses, he is driven to evil business by his ambition and desire of power, “but only vaulting ambition, which o 'erleaps itself and falls on th ' other” (1.7.26-28) He realizes that his hubris will lead to his downfall when he battles his conscience, but his desire of power prevails. He starts to deceive his friend Banquo “I think not of them” (2.1.23) and eventually murders the king.
Macbeth is a weak-minded character because he’s
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